Saudi Arabia slams deaths 20 people after blasts in Mogadishu

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir attends a meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, March 30, 2017. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia strongly expressed denunciation and
disapproval of the two bombings that left 20 people dead.

The explosions caused by two cars laden with bomb explosives have went off near Somalia’s National Theater in the capital of Mogadishu.

in an official statement by Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Saudi has offered condolences and consolation to the families of the victims and the government of Somalia.

“W are wishing speedy recovery for the injured and reiterating the Kingdom solidarity
with the brethren Republic of Somalia against all forms of violence,
extremism and terrorism”.

The Ministry’s statement reads that Saudi would continue supporting Somalia in fighting against Al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab.